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Re: found a very confusing and maybe outdated sentence

From: Susanne Ebrecht <susanne(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: found a very confusing and maybe outdated sentence
Date: 2011-04-02 07:31:06
Message-ID: 4D96D0BA.6040101@2ndQuadrant.com (view raw or flat)
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On 31.03.2011 18:13, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Susanne Ebrecht
> <susanne(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>  wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> It is in start.sgml. You can see it here:
>>
>> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/tutorial-accessdb.html
>>
>> The last two sentences on the page:
>>
>> " If PostgreSQL is installed correctly you can also
>> type man psql at the operating system shell prompt
>> to see the documentation. In this tutorial we will not
>> use these features explicitly, but you can use them
>> yourself when it is helpful."
>>
>> Isn't that totally outdated?
>>
>> Is "man" really working on Windows?
>>
>> Also the sentence says that the whole product isn't correct
>> installed just because docs aren't installed. Which also isn't
>> really true.
>>
>> Honesty, I just would like to drop the whole sentences.
>>
>> What do you think?
> +1 for deleting the entire sentence.
>

Here is the patch for removing the whole sentence.

Susanne

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Susanne Ebrecht - 2ndQuadrant
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